Women in Greece and Rome

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Even if you have a very basic understanding of ancient history, you may know that women didn’t really dominate the ancient world. There duty as a female was towards the home and having the babies and basically leaving all the hard stuff to the men. But that doesn’t mean to say that we have no information on the lives of women, because what little we have left is a distinct contrast between men and women in ancient Greece and Rome, through literature and myth, artwork and the general culture.

So here we go!

Women in Literature:
Although the main characters in the Iliad are predominantly male women still play a significant role, as just because women lacked a voice or weren’t as present in the myth, doesn’t mean they weren’t important!
The Iliad Book 1, consists of an argument between Achilles and Agamemnon, who fight over the war prize Briseis, and ends in Achilles…

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About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

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